Today’s sermon, on the music of our faith and how so much of our work as Christians is not to understand but to encounter is posted here. Many thanks to our Music Director Jeremy and to our Choir for their music.

Works Cited, or Explained

The Marcus Borg quote is from Speaking Christian: Why Christian Words Have Lost Their Power and How They Can Be Restored, (New York: HarperCollins, 2011), pp. 169.

The Rev. Ben Andrews is the man who baptized me, who once preached a sermon on how we are born again, and again, and again, and again…

Today’s sermon includes the Greek words anothen and pneuma, and the Hebrew word ruach. All are worthy of further study and reflection! An excellent website to learn more about these words, and where else they are used in the Bible, is the Blue Letter Bible.